Elementary Schools

Michael Yurk, principal of St. Paul Lutheran School in Grafton, Wis., is honored as a 2017 National Distinguished Principal by the National Association of Elementary School Principals. The award was presented on Oct. 13 during a ceremony at the Capitol Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. (Joy Yurk)

Lutheran principal in Grafton, Wis., receives national recognition

Yurk is one of only four private/parochial school educators nationwide to receive the honor.

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LEA honors 10 educators with 2017 awards

Heading Lutheran Education Association’s distinguished-educators list is the Rev. William “Bill” Beckmann, recipient of the “Christus Magister” award.

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Susan Longmire, principal of St. James Lutheran School in Shawano, Wis., gets a birthday hug in March from 3-year-old preschool students. Longmire will be honored in Washington, D.C., in October as one of the nation’s best elementary school principals. (Kim Klement)

Longmire is Synod’s 2016 ‘Distinguished Principal’

Susan Longmire, principal of St. James Lutheran School in Shawano, Wis., is chosen one of the nation’s best elementary-school principals.

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LEA launches campaign to benefit future teachers

Lutheran Education Association aims to bring as many as 100 future Lutheran schoolteachers to its 2016 convocation in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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NLSA accredits record 147 Lutheran schools

The National Lutheran School Accreditation commission also receives training in new accreditation protocols that it approved a year ago.

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Educating Students for This Life and the Next

Mount Calvary Lutheran School in Milwaukee, Wis., shares the Gospel in its urban context by providing a solid, Lutheran education, as well as through additional services like a special education resource room and professional counseling to help children overcome obstacles or trauma in their lives.

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